Best Restaurants to Visit in New Orleans
1. The Commander's Palace: (1403 Washington Avenue)
Located in the picturesque Garden District, this place is quite possibly the original standard when it comes to upscale Creole-style cuisine in an atmosphere that is at once refined and elegant, yet still maintaining it's New Orleans charm.
This place has been doing business since 1893, and is the proud recipient of no less than seven James Beard Foundation Awards. It has also produced some amazing culinary talent, such as celebrity chef Emeril Legasse.
Dinner options offer traditional favorite, like turtle soup,gumbo and BBQ shrimp shortcake, but for a truly once in a lifetime expereince, be sure to make a point to come here for brunch. Brunch at the Commander's Palace is best begun with a classic Bloody Mary,followed with any one of their delicious concoctions.
Local favorites includea blue crab frittata and a twist on Eggs Benedict that includes slow roasted pork shoulder and fresh made hollandaise.